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Cognitive and attentional mechanisms in delay of gratification.
- W. Mischel, E. Ebbesen, A. R. Zeiss
- Psychology, Medicine
- Journal of personality and social psychology
- 1 February 1972
Three experiments investigated attentional and cognitive mechanisms in delay of gratification In each study preschool children could obtain a less preferred reward immediately or continue waiting… Expand
On the Form of Forgetting
Almost everyone would agree that the course of forgetting is some curvilinear function of time. The purpose of the research described herein was to identify the nature of that function. Three… Expand
Attention in delay of gratification.
The role of altcntional processes in voluntary delay of reward was explored by manipulating children's attention to the rewards for which they were waiting in a delay-of-gratification paradigm.… Expand
Genuine power curves in forgetting: A quantitative analysis of individual subject forgetting functions
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Cognitive processes in choice and decision behavior
Abstract : Recent years have been important changes in research in behavioral decision theory in terms of a shift from a reliance on economic and statistical models to an emphasis on concepts drawn… Expand
Decision Making and Information Integration in the Courts: The Setting of Bail
Two studies were conducted to determine how real felony court judges decide the amount of bail to set. In the first, the judges were presented with fictitious case histories containing the relevant… Expand
Simultaneous v. sequential lineups: What do we really know?
We show that recent interest in sequential lineup testing procedures on false alarm and hit rates might be premature. Expand